Some cafes have made do with a table, others open a window, and there are also more professional options. Edinburgh-based design company, Splintr, has even created a Safe Server, which can feature a company’s branding. However they’re managing it, Scotland’s cafes are ensuring we get our daily perk.
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1. Pacamara, Dundee
“It felt a bit strange at first but our team members all adapted to the changes really quickly and the hatch feels very normal to us now. We’ve had to change up our offering too, to lend what we’re doing more to takeaway. Customers have reacted brilliantly and are loving the takeaway menu and doughnuts!”, says front of house supervisor Linsey Wilson.
2. Dandelion Cafe, Glasgow
“Here’s one of our four legged customers waiting for the doggy muffins we bake for them", says the team from this Newlands cafe.
3. Unorthodox Roasters, Kinross
"It's a more involved experience than normal because of a shorter interaction period with each customer," says Emma, cafe staff at Unorthodox Roasters
4. The Fat Batard, Peebles
"It's definitely better than being closed," says The Fat Batard's owner and baker, Rob Paton, of his makeshift windowsill.